Bifidobacterium dentium

Bifidobacterium dentium

a bacterial species recovered in association with dental caries and periodontal disease. It is also an opportunistic pathogen, recovered in mixed infections associated with abscess formation.

Bi·fi·do·bac·te·ri·um den·ti·um

(bī'fī-dō-bak-tēr'ē-ŭm den'shē-ŭm)
A bacterial species recovered in association with dental caries and periodontal disease. It is also an opportunistic pathogen, recovered in mixed infections associated with abscess formation.

Bi·fi·do·bac·te·ri·um den·ti·um

(bī'fī-dō-bak-tēr'ē-ŭm den'shē-ŭm)
Opportunistic bacterial species recovered in association with dental caries and periodontal disease, and with mixed infections associated with abscess formation.
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We identified, to our knowledge, the first bifidobacterial strain, Bifidobacterium dentium, that is capable of secreting large amounts of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA).
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): In a new genetic study, researchers have uncovered the complete genetic make-up of the cavity-causing bacterium Bifidobacterium dentium Bd1.
In fact, the Bifidobacterium dentium species is an opportunistic pathogen since it has been linked to the development of tooth decay.